The nit-picker in me wants to point out that people do not evolve, populations do. Evolution occurs over generations, not over silent moments. But having said that, my initial reaction to the cartoon above, shared by P. Z. Myers, was to think “My Sunday school class would totally do that.”
Loren Crow wrote on Facebook: “I propose that we change the acronym YEC “young-earth creationism” to YECH “young earth creationist heresy.” This would clarify matters considerably, in addition to providing a truer and more memorable acronym.” What do you think? Is this a good idea?
Bill Nye’s words have been put to music to celebrate the joy of discovery:
Happy Darwin Day everyone!